Mountrail County Promoter

Death Notices

Pearl Van Berkom Helgeson Simlik, 98, Fullerton, CA, formerly of Powers Lake and Minot died Friday, November 18, 2016 in a Fullerton, CA Nursing Care Facility. Memorial Service will be held at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Powers Lake, ND later in the spring of 2017. Interment will be at Bethel Cemetery, Powers Lake, ND later in the spring of 2017.


Laura Westby, 99, from Bismarck formerly of Kenmare and Tioga died Monday, November 21, 2016 in a Bismarck Care Center. Funeral services were held Friday November 25, 2016 at River of Life Assembly of God in Stanley. Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery at Kenmare.


Michael Anthony Hovey, 67, Bismarck and rural Fessenden, died November 21, 2016, surrounded by family and friends after a 12-year-battle with pancreatic cancer, at CHI St. Alexius Health, Bismarck. A memorial service was held Friday, November 25, at Church of the Ascension. Burial was held at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Bismarck.


Lorraine Ardel Anderberg, 89, Stanley, died peacefully in her sleep on Monday, November 21, 2016 at Mountrail Bethel Home, Stanley. Funeral services were Saturday, November 26, 2016 at American Lutheran Church, Stanley, with burial following at Fairview Cemetery, Stanley.


Leslee J. Bublitz, 44, of Williston, passed away in her home of Williston on Tuesday morning, November 22, 2016. Her funeral service was held Tuesday, November 29, at New Hope Wesleyan Church in Williston. Interment was held in Fairview Cemetery in Stanley, North Dakota.


Frances “Fran” Belik Bowker passed away November 23, 2016 in Kalispell, Mt.

Kalled Juma, 76,  Stanley, died Monday, November 28, 2016 at a Stanley nursing home. Funeral services are set for Friday, Dec. 2 at 11:00 a.m. at Our Savior’s Free Lutheran Church in Stanley.



Vernon Dale Pappa, 67, Ross died Sunday, November 27, 2016 at his home. Funeral services are set for Saturday, Dec. 3 at 1:00 p.m. at American Lutheran Church in Stanley.